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Washington "Ship" halfpenny

Date:
18th century
Culture:
British
Medium:
Copper
Dimensions:
No dimensions recorded.
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick S. Wait, 1906
Accession Number:
06.1193
Not on view
Inscription: Obverse: (in margin) WASHINGTON PRESIDENT

Reverse: HALFPENNY; (on panel below) 1793
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick S. Wait (until 1906; to MMA)
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